Highlights of our trip to L.A. and, oh, the rain

I never thought it would rain so much during our trip to Los Angeles. Even our friends who live there couldn't believe the amount of rain that hit last week. It was a sog fest. Nonetheless, we all had a great time, out of our usual routine and environment. I had been to L.A. loads of times for work and to visit my friend and sister back in the days of no kids, so I know the city pretty well. We stayed at a superb hotel called the Erwin in Venice Beach. Overlooking the boardwalk and sea, it's a retro hotel that's part art gallery, part beach Read More